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Wednesday August 15th, 2018 morning edition

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A Missouri Republican who has made anti-Semitic and other bigoted statements handily won a primary for the state’s House of Representatives.

He won with 49.5 percent of the vote; the second-place finisher had 24.4 percent.

“West’s abhorrent rhetoric has absolutely no place in the Missouri Republican Party or anywhere.

“Jewish people can be beautiful people, but there’s ideologies associated with that that I don’t agree with,” he said.

”The local chapter of the Anti-Defamation League said it was not sure why West’s comments had not been publicized earlier.

“What is a person who is elected into a position of power going to do with beliefs like this?” »

Aspirational pursuit of mates in online dating markets

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We find that both men and women pursue partners who are on average about 25% more desirable than themselves by our measures and that they use different messaging strategies with partners of different desirability.

One possible explanation for this is the matching hypothesis, which suggests that men and women pursue partners who resemble themselves.

Women have higher overall probability of receiving replies, but both women and men have substantially lower probability of replies from more desirable partners. »

Sleeplessness Is Ruining Your Social Life, Warn Scientists

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Sleep deprivation, it seems, can create a cycle of loneliness that only gets worse as individuals alienate the people around them.

“Instead, we want to curl up into our nest, withdraw from society, and go to sleep.”.

What the second half of the experiment ultimately revealed is that sleeplessness spurs a vicious, self-sustaining cycle of loneliness. »

Unethical Breeding Is Creating Serious Health Problems for German Shepherds

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Compared to other breeds, German Shepherds are now disproportionately prone to musculoskeletal disorders, osteoarthritis, diarrhea, obesity, and behavioral problems.

In recent decades, however, breeders have focused on the breed’s cosmetic features rather the functional—especially those deemed desirable in the show-ring.

The resulting changes to the breed’s physical characteristics have now impacted on the health of German Shepherds as a whole. »